BREAKING NEWS! Van Jones has Resigned.


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Another one under the bus:

A big salute to Glenn Beck on this one. He’s the guy who first sounded the alarm and got the ball rolling. I believe that this is just the beginning of a long process and that Beck will prove to be a 2009 version of Woodward and Bernstein.

Here’s a YouTube clip of where this all started (with a little humor mixed in as well).

Roll the tape:

Jones’ statement of resignation below the fold.

“I am resigning my post at the Council on Environmental Quality, effective today,” Jones said in a resignation letter released by the CEQ late Saturday.

“On the eve of historic fights for health care and clean energy, opponents of reform have mounted a vicious smear campaign against me. They are using lies and distortions to distract and divide,” he said.

“I have been inundated with calls — from across the political spectrum — urging me to ‘stay and fight,'” he continued. “But I came here to fight for others, not for myself. I cannot in good conscience ask my colleagues to expend precious time and energy defending or explaining my past. We need all hands on deck, fighting for the future.

“It has been a great honor to serve my country and my President in this capacity. I thank everyone who has offered support and encouragement. I am proud to have been able to make a contribution to the clean energy future. I will continue to do so, in the months and years ahead.”

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As the Tooth Fairy said on another thread, it’s hard to call it a “vicious smear campaign” when it’s the words from your own mouth that bring you down.

I am surprised Obama tossed him under the bus. So now, how about the next worst radical in the White House? When’s Obama going to divorce Michelle?

I have missed earlier appearances of David Horowitz on Fox but did catch him the other day on Beck speaking about the radical agenda of these thugs. Van Jones statement matches to the tee what Horowitz said: that the left always disguises their agenda as working for the underdog. Right-o Vanny. Straight out of the play book. It turns his statement into comedy. Keep it up Glen. Let’s see the rest of 0zer0’s Comrades exposed for who they are. Next up? Just a guess: Health Care Czar.

I am glad that he is OUT. Although I wonder what “Robert Gibbs said only that Jones “continues to work in the administration” really means.

Plus, I didn’t care for some of the racial profiling in some of his statements.

If I were to have said the same something similar about black males, I would have been painted a racist and God knows what else and there would have been cries for me to be tried on hate crimes or some such silliness.

And it paints it in such a way that it seems innocent enough:

VAN JONES: “You’ve never seen a Columbine done by a black child. Never. They always say, ‘We can’t believe it happened here. We can’t believe it was these suburban white kids.’ It’s only them. Now, a black kid might shoot another black kid. He’s not going to shoot up the whole school. My cousin’s up in here, I ain’t gonna shoot up the whole school. I might hit my cousin. — But these young white men will be in so much pain and so isolated and so alienated they’ll shoot up the entire school.”

Couple that with everything else …. Good riddance to rubbish

he probably will still be in the background working with obama, just like the devil jeramiah wright. if anyone thinks that obama turns his back on the ones that propelled him to office, they are being naive. imho, i think wright still has obamba’s ear as well as tom daschel, this jones guy, etc. after all, they all think exactly the same and also have the same friends and agenda, they are just all getting together behind closed doors.

i don’t trust anybody in this administration.

Aaaaaaaaahhhhhhh…….. This calls for a beer- A job well done, folks. I have been hammering on Jones for awhile now, and I am so gratified that he is gone. This is what is known as a good start- there are around ten or so “Czars” yet that need to go , and go quickly- so finish that beer, slap yourselves on the back, say “attaboy, and keep up with the good fight.
Next up, Cass Sunstein, Mark Lloyd, and John Holdren.

Score one for the kid from the Skagit Valley!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I hope Fox News covers the event when he gets the Key to the City of Mount Vernon. Seattle and King County will probably have to go into collective therapy.

@southernsue: I agree wholeheartedly. They are now completely underground but then much of their agenda has been all along. If they felt safe enough to be “out” even as much as they have been, what do we believe they’d be doing out of sight?

One down, 33? more to go? I’ve lost count of his Czars.

Major networks and MSM on-line newspapers are now found to be out-of-sync because they had absolutely NO coverage of the Van Jones mess, which has been brewing for well over several weeks.

But alas, OBAMA HAD TO FIRE Van Jones. To believe anything else is fantasy. The real damage to Obama is that now people know what kind of radical Obama had hired; and who was responsible for hiding Van Jones’ terrible past? Now Obama, with almost no political capital left, polls dropping, and criticism hitting him hard from everywhere, himself is seen as a socialist-liberal-leftist-extremist hack due to fall very, very soon.

Also, don’t be confused when the term Social-networking is used. IT IS NOT to be confused with socialist-communist-left-wing-hypocrites like Obama.

How surprising!
One obviously crazy loon (Beck) being congratulated by a bunch of other crazy loons (regular FA comment contributors) for a typical whack job smear campaign populated by nothing but fabrication, twisted “facts” and out of this world “logic” that seems to pass for intelligence on this board and by the idiot FOX lemmings.

My what a delusional world you guys live in. How you made it this far in life is truly a tribute to stupid, blind luck!

@Ken: Care to back-up your accusations with some facts? What has been twisted? Where is the false logic? Name calling and insults do not support your accusations of false information.

Also: Considering the “bigger picture”, could it be that Van Jones is simply a “whipping boy” for Obama? Recall that Obama is just as radically caustic as Van Jones, Obama as well as Van Jones was NOT vetted, and criticism has been falling especially hard on Obama now that voters realize the “hopy-changy” Obama was really referring to was COMMUNISM.

Question: Is Obama hoping you’ll see Van Jones as taking the fall for Obama? Or, (attention birthers) is Obama hoping you’ll now let off of Obama’s not qualified status?

Check this out:

Attorney Orly Taitz has filed:

Hearing: Motion for Discovery of records showing relevance to eligibility

Location: Federal Court building in Santa Ana, CA

Time/Date: 8:00 AM Pacific Tuesday, September 8th 2009 (THIS COMING TUESDAY!)*

Judge: David O. Carter

*The day Obama is suppose to go before the Kiddie Tribunal and plead for HELP.

The above news of hearing was reported on KFI 640 on September 5th, 2009. She (Orly) claims Obama is a fake and that she has in her possession, what she calls, the original, genuine, certified Barrack Hussein Obama birth certificate from KENYA.

@Aye Chihuahua: I think Ken just dropped by to throw bombs, his however were duds.

Singing of song….”Under my bus”

[courtesy embed by Mike’s America]

@Ken…is this your motto?

“I feel, therefore I believe?”

Yes red ken is your typical leftist POS. It’s a lie when the facts are mentioned about their people.
Red ken, you are going to be very upset in late 2010. Hahahahaha!

I find it interesting that the loons on the far left when caught in their own radical racial ravings claim that someone is out to get them. You show them their writings, videos of their ravings, news clips of their stated beliefs and still they will not own up to their own espoused beliefs.
Do they just rant to specific audiences? Do they spew their hatred to closed meetings? Does it take a assembly of like minded bigots to bolster their egos? Like rats and cockroaches are they afraid of the light of truth?

Unfortunately, Van Jones is just like a cockroach. When you turn the lights on him, he has to go scurrying back into a dark corner. But that does not mean that he will not continue to spread disease and filth; he will still be a problem, just less visible.

This is just more evidence, if anybody needs it, for the sort of far left winger we have squatting in the White House today. If any other president, Dem or Rep, had brought in as advisers the sort of people Zero is bringing, the country would have been up in arms. So we should be now. He is gathering people around him who think as he does. Let everyone understand that what we are seeing here is a self-portrait of Zero as he chooses his advisers.

Dems like Howard Dean are still defending him. Apparently, When filling out the questionnaire for the czar position, there’s the part that asks had he done/signed anything that might embarrass the Administration in the future. Apparently, he wrote down and mentioned the 9/11 Truther statement signing. Yet apparently no one in the Administration batted an eye enough to disqualify him on that basis. The question is meant to screen out loons; but impossible to do when being vetted by loons.

Dems have a big problem when they can’t anticipate why anyone in the mainstream let alone on the right would see anything questionable in Van Jones’ character. That’s because so many on the left agree with Van Jones’ world view. So they are blind to anything questionable about him, and baffled with “Well, what’s the big deal?”

Ok, now I’m hearing the questionnaire wasn’t given to Van Jones at all. Anyone got any relevant links?

They looked at his resume’ and said, “hey, this guy is the spittin’ image of the boss! What’s not to love?” and they just hired him right away.

I have immense respect for Beck not backing down when Jones’ Color of Change goods started harassing Fox news advertisers. He was taking a pretty big risk.